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Daydreamer Fishing Charters

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“lake trout”(13 reviews)
“capt ben”(4 reviews)
“annual trip”(2 reviews)
We operate fishing charters around the greater Grand Traverse Bay area including fishing East and West Grand Traverse Bays. Fishing Lake Michigan from ports located in Leland and Frankfort. With over 15 years of professional fishing experience, we...more
930 Avenue B, Traverse City, MI 49686-3556
+1 231-218-5176
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Never have been fishing in Great Lakes area. Checked charter reviews and Capt Ben received great reviews . And they were well deserved. Because my relative wanted to catch salmon Capt ben suggested we wait a week when salmon would be more plentiful. We did...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We took our first trip with Daydreamer Charters in 2009 on our annual trip to Traverse City, and have made that a staple in our vacation every year since. We just had our 9th trip with Captain Ben (missing one year only because we didn’t...More

Thank Kacie P
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We had a fabulous time. The fish were a little elusive at first but Captain Ben kept working til he found the right depth. I would highly recommended him!

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We went out at 5:30am and had a fantastic morning of fishing with Captain Ben. The 5 of us each caught our limit of lake trout, and they were sizable. Captain Ben also conveyed to us a lot about fishing in the Great Lakes. When...More

1  Thank Navigator725370
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Our family of 4 went on an evening excursion in search of lake trout and salmon. We scored big on the trout, but not so much on the salmon. Oh well! It was a great time and just the memory we wanted to have with...More

Thank Natalie L
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This was the best part of our trip. We went out with Capitan Ben at 5PM. We had our first hit around 6pm. We ending the night with our limit of lake trout. You will not regret paying the money for this adventure. I was...More

Thank heather F
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had the pleasure of doing an evening trip 9/17 with Captain Ben on the Daydreamer! Within the first hour we had a large Coho Salmon and a 15-20 lb King Salmon on board! One salmon got away- We continued with a...More

Thank pamw511
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This family of four had never been out on the big lake and thought fishing would add a fun twist. Was it ever! The boat was well maintained and clean. It was a warm, windy and wavy day, but the fish still kept coming in....More

1  Thank Whitney M
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Had a great evening trip on the Daydreamer. The boat is awesome and the views are spectacular. Oh yeah, Captain Ben... HE IS THE MAN!

1  Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Our kids had a lot of fun reeling in the big fish and watching them fillet them. It was a great beginner experience. The crew worked very hard to find us fish. Prices seemed reasonable but I do wish it was less expensive for this...More

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30 March 2017|
Response from Daydreamer5176 | Property representative |
Yes we are definitely open! The fishing is very good all season long. I usually recommend booking your trip as soon as you know your dates. If you are going to be in town for a week then it's not as important to book early... More
7 January 2017|
Response from Daydreamer5176 | Property representative |
We will definitely be catching Lake trout and the Salmon will be hit and miss yet. Always a chance to hit a couple but the main run is usually picking up mid August.